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Primary Role
Co-Founder & Managing Partner @
Investments
11 Investments in 6 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Boston
Website:
http://larrycheng.com
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Person Details

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Larry Cheng focuses on investment opportunities in Internet applications, information services and software. He currently serves on the boards of Bombfell, Chewy.com, Cortera, Ensighten, GlobalTranz, and Pramata.

He also was on the Board of mindSHIFT Technologies (acquired by BestBuy), Stylesight (acquired by Top Right Group), and Prosper Marketplace.

Prior to helping found Volition Capital in 2010, Larry was a partner at Fidelity Ventures, where he led their investment in Verid (acquired by EMC).

From 2000 to 2005 Larry was a senior associate at Battery Ventures where he was actively involved in OpenNetwork Technologies (acquired by BMC Software), Ximian (acquired by Novell), and Ruckus Network (acquired by TotalMusic).

From 1998 to 2000, he was an associate for Bessemer Venture Partners where he focused on software investments. Prior to Bessemer, Larry was an associate consultant at Corporate Decisions Inc.

Larry earned a B.A. in Psychology from Harvard College.

He is also on the Harvard University Alumni Association Board of Directors, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Board of Overseers, and Wycliffe Bible Translators Board of Directors.

Jobs (5)

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Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Jan, 2010 - Current   (over 6 years)
Past
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Feb, 2005
Jan, 2010
Partner
Feb, 2000
Feb, 2005
Senior Associate
Feb, 1998
Feb, 2000
Associate
Sep, 1996
Feb, 1998
Associate Consultant
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Oct, 2015$53M / Series C (Lead)
Sep, 2012$15.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2011$17.2M / Series E
Jan, 2011$10M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2010$14.7M / Series D
Feb, 2010$2M / Venture
Sep, 2008$16M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2008$8M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2007$20M / Series C
Feb, 2006$12.5M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2005$13.2M / Series C (Lead)

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